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“Whenever A Happy Thing Falls” cures your reading slump

Have these stressful times gotten the better of your reading mind? Finding it hard to focus? Would you like to trade your worries for those of a fictional character, just for a few hours?

Bale Ratcliffe has you covered. In Whenever a Happy Thing Falls, Ratcliffe, a recent college graduate, must decide whether to follow his dreams out of a corporate world rife with discrimination, greed, and crime. The novel offers an edge-of-your-seat redemption story with a flawed and relatable main character.

Written by Chicago journalist-turned-novelist Eric M. Johnson, Whenever A Happy Thing Falls was inspired by Johnson’s own experiences of living in London while studying abroad, and later working as a financial analyst in Chicago.

"Have been in a reading slump during COVID. Eric Johnson’s, Whenever a Happy Thing Falls, has cured that! Well done. Loved the novel for many reasons. I have a daughter starting college this fall and I made her read it. The book should be required reading for all college students so they know to answer when their calling is calling!" - John Wannemacher



Whenever a Happy Thing Falls is published by Cloud Hands Press, and is available for purchase on the Cloud Hands Press website as well as on Amazon, in paperback and eBook editions.